An evaluation of the 2012 Family Law Act amendments that were designed to improve responses to family violence and child abuse has found the change
Experiences of Separated Parents Study
This report compares the experiences of parents who had separated either before or after the 2012 family violence amendment reforms were introduced. It uses findings from the the Experiences of Separated Parents Study.
Authors and Acknowledgements
Rae Kaspiew is a Senior Research Fellow, Rachel Carson is a Research Fellow, Jessie Dunstan is a Senior Research Officer, John De Maio is a Research Fellow, Sharnee Moore is a Research Fellow, Lawrie Moloney is a Senior Research Fellow, Diana Smart was a Senior Research Fellow, Lixia Qu is a Senior Research Fellow, Melissa Coulson was a Research Officer and Sarah Tayton was a Research Officer at the Australian Institute of Family Studies.
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Kaspiew, R., Carson, R., Dunstan, J., De Maio, J., Moore, S., Moloney, L. et al. (2015). Experiences of Separated Parents Study (Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.
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